1 5.. 5 steps to a . 500. AP English literature Questions to know by test day Also in the 5 STEPS Series: 5 steps to a 5: AP English literature 5 steps to a 5: AP English literature with CD-ROM. Also in the 500 AP Questions to Know by Test Day series: 5 steps to a 5: 500 AP Biology Questions to Know by Test Day 5 steps to a 5: 500 AP English Language Questions to Know by Test Day 5 steps to a 5: 500 AP Psychology Questions to Know by Test Day 5 steps to a 5: 500 AP History Questions to Know by Test Day 5 steps to a 5: 500 AP World History Questions to Know by Test Day 5.. 5 steps to a . 500. AP English literature Questions to know by test day Shveta Verma Miller New York Chicago San Francisco Lisbon London Madrid Mexico City Milan New Delhi San Juan Seoul Singapore Sydney Toronto SHVETA VERMA MILLER has taught English literature and English as a foreign language at the high school and college level in the United States, England, India, Japan, and China.
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8 Robert Herrick, To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time 3. Gerard Manley Hopkins, God's Grandeur 6. Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress 9. William Wordsworth, The world is too much with us 12. William Butler Yeats, That the Night Come 14. Chapter 2 American Poetry 17. Anne Bradstreet, The Author to Her Book 17. Emily Dickinson, Success is counted sweetest .. 19. T. S. Eliot, Morning at the Window 21. Walt Whitman, O Captain! My Captain! 23. William Carlos Williams, Contemporania 26. Chapter 3 World Poetry 29. Kahlil Gibran, Defeat 29. Jayadeva, Excerpt from Gita Govinda 31. Rabindranath Tagore, My Country Awake and The Home 36.
9 Chapter 4 British Fiction 41. Frances Burney, Evelina 41. Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness (two passages) 43. Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (two passages) 50. Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels 57. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray 62. Chapter 5 American Fiction 67. Kate Chopin, The Kiss 67. Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter (two passages) 70. Henry James, The Turn of the Screw 76. Sinclair Lewis, Babbitt (two passages) 79. Upton Sinclair, The Jungle 84. v vi Contents Chapter 6 World Fiction 89. Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote 89. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment 92. Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary 95. Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha 98.
10 James Joyce, The Dead 101. Franz Kafka, Metamorphosis 104. Chapter 7 Drama 107. Euripides, Medea (two passages) 107. William Shakespeare, Hamlet and Macbeth 112. Sophocles, Oedipus the King 118. Chapter 8 Expository Prose 123. Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species 123. Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Custom House . (Preface to The Scarlet Letter) 126. Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan 128. Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil (Translated by Helen Zimmern) 132. Oscar Wilde, Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray 135. Zhuangzi 137. Answers 141. PREFACE. Even though students have been enrolling in AP English literature classes and taking the AP exam for decades, there is a noticeable shortage of multiple-choice practice and guides in the test prep world.